THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER announces ‘Verminous European Tour 2021’!

The Black Dahlia Murder recently released their new album, Verminous, via Metal Blade Records. The band is now ready to take the album on the road and has just announced a full European tour for January of 2021.

Support comes from Rings of Saturn and Viscera.

08/01/21 DE Essen – Turock
09/01/21 DE München – Backstage
10/01/21 DE Cham – L.A.
11/01/21 CZ Praha – Nova Chmelnice
12/01/21 HU Budapest – Dürer Kert
13/01/21 SI Ljubljana – Kino Siska
14/01/21 IT Paderno Dugnano – Slaughter Club
15/01/21 CH Pratteln – Z 7
16/01/21 FR Lyon – CCO
17/01/21 FR Nantes – Le Ferrailleur
19/01/21 ES Madrid – Caracol
20/01/21 ES Barcelona – Bóveda
21/01/21 FR Tarbes – La Gespe
22/01/21 FR Paris – Petit Bain
23/01/21 BE Vosselaar – Biebob
24/01/21 UK London – ULU Live
25/01/21 UK Birmingham – O2 Academy 2
26/01/21 UK Sheffield – O2 Academy
27/01/21 UK Glasgow – Classic Grand
28/01/21 UK Belfast – Limelight
29/01/21 IE Dublin – Voodoo Lounge
30/01/21 UK Southampton – The Loft
31/01/21 UK Bristol – The Fleece
02/02/21 NL Amsterdam – Q-Factory
03/02/21 NL Enschede – Metropool
04/02/21 DE Hannover – Faust
05/02/21 DE Frankfurt – Batschkapp
06/02/21 DE Kiel – Orange Club
07/02/21 DK København – Vega
08/02/21 SE Göteborg – Valand
09/02/21 SE Stockholm – Slaktkyrkan
10/02/21 SE Umeå – Droskan
11/02/21 FI Oulu – Hevimesta
12/02/21 FI Tampere – Olympia Kortteli
13/02/21 FI Helsinki – On The Rocks
14/02/21 EE Tallinn – Club Tapper
15/02/21 LV Riga – Melna Piektdiena
16/02/21 LT Vilnius – Vakaris
17/02/21 PL Warszawa – Hydrozagadka
18/02/21 DE Berlin – Musik & Frieden
19/02/21 DE Leipzig – Hellraiser
20/02/21 DE Stuttgart – Wizemann

Comments singer Trevor Strnad: “We in The Black Dahlia Murder are excited and hopeful for an overdue return to Europe soil this Winter. Putting a most optimistic foot forward, we along with the great folks at Decibel Touring have assembled a deadly and diverse line up featuring support from tech wizards Rings of Saturn as well as progressive up-and-comers Viscera. With any stroke of luck we’ll be back on the road destroying venues across Europe and the UK and spreading our Verminous venom as it was meant to be. Stay safe, stay positive and we will see you very soon!

Stream and purchase Verminous now at:

Verminous is The Black Dahlia Murder‘s most dynamic, rousing and emotional release to date, and it achieves this without compromising one iota of heaviness. “I think this is the biggest evolutionary leap we’ve ever taken from one album to the next. We stoked the creative fires with 2017’s ‘Nightbringers‘ and it’s gone much further now in ‘Verminous‘,” states vocalist Trevor Strnad. “It’s a very colorful, moody, and charismatic album that experiments with new sounds and ideas without losing the cutthroat Black Dahlia edge. There is a lot of minutiae to digest. Plenty of delicious little Easter eggs woven into the fabric of each song. Each one is a living, breathing entity that will stand on its own as some of the best music this band has ever created.”

While the drums were recorded at The Pipeyard in Plymouth, Michigan by ex-bassist and longtime studio guru Ryan “Bart” Williams, the bulk of the album was recorded in New Jersey at guitarist Brandon Ellis’ home studio, the Shred Light District, then mixed by Tue Madsen and mastered by Alan Douches. Produced by Ellis and the band, Verminous sees Black Dahlia having a greater level of control over every facet of recording than on any previous release, enabling them to tweak and fine-tune all the small details right up until the point they sent it to Madsen in Denmark. “To say we were anal-retentive would be an understatement. Tue did an outstanding job. His mix is organic. Classic sounding. Not too slick. It’s got an old school ‘real life’ feel to it rather than being the overly polished quantized-to-hell drek that is coming out these days. We wanted the album’s sound to have its own personality, and he helped us achieve just that. Finally, Alan did a great job of smoothing out the final details with his mastering. He beefed it up into what you hear now.” The only other outside collaborators with which the band worked were soundscape artist Michael Ghelfi, who provided the sample that opens the record and “sets the pest-ridden vibe”, and Juanjo Castellano, who painted the cover. “It’s amazing and classically death metal cover artwork. I call it an evil underground sewer world, home to the verminous ones. If you look closely you can find all kinds of rats and bugs and critters scattered throughout. The amount of detail Juanjo put in there is second to none.”

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